Property Maintenance Operative Apprentice BISHOP PEROWNE CHURCH OF ENGLAND COLLEGE

Bishop Perowne Church of England College are looking for a Property Maintenance Apprentice to assist in the maintenance and security of the school site, ensuring a safe working environment, as directed.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support your line manager and colleagues with larger projects during the school holidays
  • Undertake general portage duties including moving furniture and equipment within the school
  • Undertake minor repairs (i.e. not requiring qualified craftsperson) and maintenance of the buildings and site
  • Operate systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security
  • Receive deliveries to the school site
  • Collect and assemble waste for collection.
  • Occasional weekend work to ensure that lettings are covered (payable at living wage as over time)
  • Regular requirement in terms of manual handling (training will be given) and the requirement to undertake heavy lifting
  • As and when required, ensure that buildings, site and resources are secure, undertaking daily security checks (including locking and unlocking of buildings at pre-determined times)
  • Undertake statutory training and ah-hoc training related to your role
  • Periodic cleaning of designated areas of the school building and grounds according to instructions, including litter picks and emptying of bins as and when required
  • Perform duties in line with health and safety regulations (COSHH) and take action where hazards are identified, report serious hazards to line manager immediately
  • Support your line manager and colleagues with larger projects during the school holidays

The training you will be getting

  • You will be required to attend classes at Kidderminster College one day a week to achieve the level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship Standard qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential full-time employment after completion of the course. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Adaptable, Professional, Time keeping skills, Self motivated, Willingness to learn


GCSE or equivalent maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About the employer

Academy School for students aged 11-16







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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Stacy Murray

01562 826515

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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